The A&M Monett Turn backing down into an elevator loop while some storms linger in the background.
Maybe because it's a Monday, but the turn brought only about 25 cars into Monett, then left with about 35 for the trip back to Springdale. The tight curve leaving the yard is a good warm-up for t... (more)
A&M's Fort Smith turn running right on time with dynamic brakes howling comes down grade into Winslow and will soon be entering Winslow tunnel.
Perhaps the first made from scratch SD70ACe is A&M 70. All of the hood doors were fabricated, the pilot sheet is new, but the inverter cabinet panels are coming from EMD. The trucks are just sho... (more)
Train is stopped while the conductor parks his truck and prepares for movement southward.
After setting off one car on the elevator lead the A&M Monett turn with new SD70ACe's 70 & 71 is continuing their trek south. Note the new bell applied to 70's nose between the number boards. Th... (more)